Industry Priority Qualifications Survey Open Until 15 July 2018

Industry Priority Qualifications Survey Open Until 15 July 2018

19 June 2018

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni South Australia Employers Encouraged To Participate In Major Skills Survey Victor P Taffa South Australian industry and people working in the vocational education and training sector are urged to have their say about the state’s future skills needs in a major survey launched today. Minister for […]

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Residential Property Prices Down 0.7 % March Quarter 2018

Residential Property Prices Down 0.7 % March Quarter 2018

19 June 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Sydney And Melbourne Drive Property Price Fall Victor P Taffa Residential property prices fell 0.7 % in the March quarter 2018, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Sydney recorded the third consecutive quarter of falling property prices (-1.2 %) and the first annual price fall […]

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Grant Enables Pixie Ice Cream To Be Launched Internationally

Grant Enables Pixie Ice Cream To Be Launched Internationally

04 June 2018

Queensland Minister for State Development and Manufacturing Cameron Dick $1.5 Million Grant To Help Take Toowoomba Ice Cream To The World Victor P Taffa Toowoomba manufacturer Pixie Ice Cream is set to create 23 new jobs over 2 years by upgrading its technology to become more internationally competitive after being supported by a $1.5 Million […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down 0.1 % In April 2018

Dwelling Approvals Down 0.1 % In April 2018

30 May 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall In April Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 0.1 % in April 2018 in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Total dwellings series has been relatively stable for the past 8 months, with around 19,000 […]

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New South Wales Tops The Nation With $35.7 Billion In Exports

New South Wales Tops The Nation With $35.7 Billion In Exports

28 May 2018

New South Wales Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair New South Wales Tops The Nation For Exports Victor P Taffa New South Wales is leading Australia in services exports, with $35.7 Billion worth of Australian services exported last year. Latest ABS figures show there is global demand for the state’s expertise in education, telecommunications, […]

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Victoria’s Manufacturing Award Winners To Be Announced On 28 May 2018

Victoria’s Manufacturing Award Winners To Be Announced On 28 May 2018

27 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll Manufacturing Champions To Take Centre Stage Victor P Taffa Victoria’s manufacturing businesses and individuals will vie for leading industry awards next week. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll today announced the finalists for the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame awards, which recognise the excellence of Victorian […]

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Andrews Govt Supports Castlemaine Based Rail Manufacturer

Andrews Govt Supports Castlemaine Based Rail Manufacturer

17 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll Castlemaine Manufacturer Riding The Rails Of Success Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is helping a Castlemaine-based rail manufacturer create jobs, boost productivity and invest in new equipment. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards on a tour of Vossloh Cogifer […]

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More Than 6,000 Victorian Jobseekers Find Work Through Jobs Victoria Program

More Than 6,000 Victorian Jobseekers Find Work Through Jobs Victoria Program

13 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll Jobs Victoria A Roaring Success Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has helped more than 6,000 Victorian jobseekers find work through the landmark Jobs Victoria program. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll joined Member for Werribee Tim Pallas at Werribee Open Range Zoo to meet four long-term […]

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Dwellings Approvals Up 0.2% For March 2018

Dwellings Approvals Up 0.2% For March 2018

08 May 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Rise In March Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia rose in March 2018 in trend terms, with a 0.2 % rise, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Strength in the total dwellings series is being driven by approvals for private […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Restores Housing And Public Works Apprenticeship Program

Palaszczuk Govt Restores Housing And Public Works Apprenticeship Program

07 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni Housing And Public Works Apprenticeship Program Returns Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government are set to put more young Queenslanders into jobs bringing back a successful apprenticeship program previously scrapped by the Queensland LNP during their last term in government. Making the announcement in Queensland Parliament […]

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6 Month Review Of Worksafe Regulator Announced By Attorney-General

6 Month Review Of Worksafe Regulator Announced By Attorney-General

06 May 2018

Northern Territory Attorney-General Natasha Fyles Building Safer Workplaces As Northern Territory WorkSafe Review Announced Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is building safer work places with a 6 month review of the Territory regulator, NT Worksafe. Attorney-General Natasha Fyles said Territorians deserve to be safe at work and supporting a strong regulator is important to […]

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Tambo Sawmill Reopens Following State Govt Funding

Tambo Sawmill Reopens Following State Govt Funding

29 April 2018

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick Sawmill Reopening Leads Tambo’s Revival Victor P Taffa Tambo’s reopened sawmill is reviving the town’s fortunes after a $1 Million investment and 7 years in mothballs. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said the upgraded mill, which was backed by $262,250 from the Palaszczuk Government’s […]

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Queensland Strengthens Its Position In The Aerospace Industry

Queensland Strengthens Its Position In The Aerospace Industry

02 March 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for State Development Cameron Dick Queensland Minister for Innovation Kate Jones Boeing Partnership Backs Queensland As Global Aerospace Powerhouse Victor P Taffa Queensland will further consolidate its place as a global leader in the aerospace industry under a ground-breaking new partnership with Boeing. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Queensland will […]

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Yatala Cardboard Factory Opens With Support From Palaszczuk Govt

Yatala Cardboard Factory Opens With Support From Palaszczuk Govt

27 February 2018

Queensland Minister for State Development Cameron Dick Cross-Cultural Celebration Opens Yatala Cardboard Factory Victor P Taffa Oji Fibre Solutions’ $72 Million mega cardboard factory in Yatala is the state’s first new manufacturing facility to open with the support of the Palaszczuk Government’s $65 Million Advance Queensland Industry Attraction Fund. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure […]

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Completed Construction Work Up 8.1 % For 2017

Completed Construction Work Up 8.1 % For 2017

22 February 2018

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Construction Fuels Economy Victor P Taffa Completed construction activity in New South Wales rose strongly over the year as both building and engineering spending notched up strong growth according to latest ABS construction data, with construction work completed climbing 8.1 % in 2017. Engineering spending surged […]

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Melbourne’s North Food Group Supported By Andrews Govt

Melbourne’s North Food Group Supported By Andrews Govt

19 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll Creating Food And Fibre Jobs In Melbourne’s North Victor P Taffa Melbourne’s North will benefit from a dedicated food group that will create jobs, drive investment and boost exports, thanks to a grant from the Andrews Government. Industry, education and government partnership organisation NORTH Link will use […]

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Leading Producer Of Decorative Surfaces Supported By Andrews Govt

Leading Producer Of Decorative Surfaces Supported By Andrews Govt

11 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford Securing Ballarat’s Manufacturing Future Victor P Taffa Laminex, Australia’s leading producer of decorative surfaces like kitchen bench tops, will invest $3 Million to maintain and grow its manufacturing presence in Ballarat with support from the Andrews Government. Visiting the company’s existing facility in Wendouree, Minister for Regional Development […]

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Liquor Hours Extended During Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Liquor Hours Extended During Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

10 February 2018

Queensland Minister for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Kate Jones Restaurants And Clubs To Get Extended Hours At Games Time Victor P Taffa Gold Coast restaurants and licensed venues will be able to serve alcohol for an extra hour during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to accommodate late night events and showcase the Coast’s […]

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Key Legislation Passed To Re-establish Northern Territory Liquor Commission

Key Legislation Passed To Re-establish Northern Territory Liquor Commission

09 February 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Northern Territory Liquor Commission Bill Passes Parliament Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has taken a significant step towards tackling alcohol related harm with Parliament passing key legislation to re-establish the Northern Territory Liquor Commission and make related amendments to the Liquor Act. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down 1.7 % In December 2017

Dwelling Approvals Down 1.7 % In December 2017

01 February 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall 1.7 % In December Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved fell 1.7 % in December 2017, in trend terms, and has fallen for 3 months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Dwelling approvals have weakened in December, driven by a large […]

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